Keyword: National Academy of Medicine
Overtreatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive, burdening patients and the healthcare system with high costs and needless suffering.
High-need patients account for a disproportionate share of costs in the healthcare system, making their care an area of focus for budget-conscious providers.
Every year nursing homes nationwide flush, burn or throw out tons of valuable prescription drugs. Iowa collects them and gives them to needy patients for free. Most other states don’t.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Kathleen Sebelius, former secretary of HHS, said that end-of-life care is often both a personal and professional concern for providers.
The National Academy of Medicine has released a paper with eight policy directions essential to advance American health, healthcare and scientific progress.
Improving health equity and care access for underserved populations requires contributions from a variety of stakeholders both in and outside of the healthcare industry, and a new report has compiled several success stories that provide a blueprint for other areas to follow.
One of the major missing ingredients in high-value care that fulfills the Triple Aim is lack of patient-centricity, says one healthcare expert who spoke this morning at the National Academy of Medicine symposium.